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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Michigan, (search)
by counties, $3,591,248, or a total of nearly $17,600,000. Population in 1890, 2,093,889; in 1900, 2,420,982. See United States, Michigan, in vol. IX. Territorial governors. Name.Term. William Hull 1805 to 1813 Lewis Cass 1814 to 1831 George B. Porter 1831 1834 Steven T. Mason 1834 to 1835 State governors. Steven T. Mason 1836 to 1840 William Woodbridge 1840 to 1841 James W. Gordon 1841 John S. Barry 1842 to 1846 Alpheus Felch 1846 to 1847 William L. Greenley 1847 Epaphroditus Ransom 1848 to 1850 John S. Barry 1850 to 1852 Robert McClelland 1852 to 1853 Andrew Parsons 1853 to 1855 Kingsley S. Bingham 1855 to 1859 Moses Wisner 1859 to 1861 Austin Blair 1861 to 1865 Henry H. Crapo 1865 to 1869 Henry P. Baldwin 1869 to 1873 John J. Bagley 1873 to 1877 Charles M. Crosswell 1877 to 1881 David H. Jerome 1881 to 1883 Josiah W. Begole 1883 to 1885 State governors—Continued. Name. Term. Russell A. Alger 1885 to 1887 Cyrus G. Luce 1887 to 1891 Edwin B.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Michigan, (search)
Congress......April, 1843 James G. Birney, of Michigan, nominated as Liberty candidate for President of the United States......1844 Copper-mining in the upper peninsula of Michigan begun......1845 Seat of government permanently located at Lansing by act approved......March 16, 1847 Michigan and Wisconsin troops enlisted for the Mexican War leave Detroit by boat for Vera Cruz......April 24, 1847 Capital punishment, except for treason, abolished in the State......1847 Epaphroditus Ransom elected governor......November, 1847 Constitution framed by a convention which met at Lansing June 3; adopted by vote of the people......Nov. 5, 1850 Governor McClelland made United States Secretary of the Interior, Lieut.-Gov. Andrew Parsons acting governor......March 6, 1853 Maine liquor law passed......1853 State asylum for deaf, dumb, and blind, established by act of legislature in 1848, opens in rented rooms at Flint......February, 1854 Ship-canal around St. Mary's
urrendered to Commodore Renshaw......Oct. 8, 1862 Gen. N. J. T. Dana occupies Brazos, Santiago, and Brownsville with 6,000 soldiers from New Orleans......November, 1862 Confederates under Gen. J. B. Magruder defeat Renshaw and capture Galveston......Jan. 1, 1863 Confederate privateer Alabama destroys the Hatteras in an engagement off Galveston......Jan. 11, 1863 Samuel Houston, born in Virginia, dies at Huntersville, aged seventy......July 25, 1863 Battle of Aransas Pass; General Ransom captures the Confederate works......Nov. 18, 1863 Battle of Fort Esperanza, Matagorda Bay; Gen. C. C. Washburn defeats the Confederates......Nov. 30, 1863 Last fight of the war; Federals under Colonel Barret defeated in western Texas by Confederates under General Slaughter......May 13, 1865 Gen. Kirby Smith surrenders last Confederate army......May 26, 1865 Gen. A. J. Hamilton, appointed provisional governor by President Johnson, arrives at Galveston......July 21, 1865 Con
James Redpath, The Public Life of Captain John Brown, Chapter 3: Fleshing the sword. (search)
others, and Anderson, and rescued his friend whom the ruffians had incarcerated. Among the prisoners taken were Epaphroditus Ransom, a very portly Federal official, who had been a Governor of Michigan, and was now a dignitary in the Land Office. n years, carrying a musket longer than himself, shouted, Come out here; you're my prisoner. What do you mean, sir? said Ransom; I am a Federal. Officer, sir. Federal officer, eh? said the boy; who the devil cares? Come out here! Ransom showed Ransom showed no willingness to do so; whereupon the boy cocked his musket, and the Federal officer came out. He ordered him to march to the middle of the square, obliging him to walk — dressed as he was — at a sharp trot, in order to keep clear of the bayonet, whnd capturer, were long afterwards described by all who saw them. as one of the most ludicrous of Kansas incidents. When Ransom reached the place appointed for him, See what we sons of Freedom can do, old fellow! said the boy. Governor Medary o